Super Woman | J. L. Harlow

I can’t even begin to describe how much I love this poem and how thrilled I am to have stumbled upon The Fem. Such a great lit mag. I have both an interview and a poem forthcoming. This is definitely one to read, follow, and submit to.


the evening’s indigo sky seeps through.
it empties me, pulling out my blood.
shadows caress a frame of a monster.
the trees’ arms needle through,

I sit alongside the deep blues, they drown me.
smooth and cold from the touch of icy tears.
snow falls like a fainting heart, it covers me,

blankets of misery, memories, pain and love.
stars never show, never dance. absent rebels.
it is darker than it should be and I have no one,

it is darker than it should be but I can have me.
I’ll drink my coffee, pretend the first cup isn’t cold,

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